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When Money is not Enough: Reggae, Dancehall, and Policy in Jamaica

Spence, Kim-Marie


This study highlights another disjuncture in the internationalization of the creative industries policy discourse, a postcolonial disjuncture. Despite reggae’s global popularity and the Jamaican government’s adoption of creative industries discourse, policies supporting the music industry remain lacking. This article demonstrates that economic value alone is not always enough to make a creative sector worthy of policy support, even after adoption of creative industries discourse. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society
DOI: 10.1080/10632921.2018.1528191


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